School of Physical Sciences Outreach
The University of Liverpool's School of Physical Sciences offers Outreach in Maths, Chemistry and Physics for all school ages above reception.
Maths workshops available include the FunMaths Roadshow, GCSE Revision, Dragon Quizzes and individual workshops such as code breaking, maths in art, fractions, and maths improvisation.
Chemistry workshops include 'Noisy Putty', spectroscopy in a suitcase and 'Let there be Light'
Physics workshops include the inflateable planetarium, 'Science is Cool' and Photons in the Classroom.
We also co-ordinate inward STEM visits for Years 6, 9 and 12 at the University
All of our Outreach aims to:
- Encourage pupils to conisder continuing with STEM subjects beyond GCSE
- Increase their enjoyment and engangement with STEM subjects
- Promote STEM to adults and young people alike
Grants for school
The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directory.
There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.
|Published||13 September 2017|
|Last modified||13 September 2017|
|Nature of scheme||In-school visit|
|Subject(s)||Cross curricular, Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Physics, Working scientifically, Practical work, Outside the classroom, Enquiries and investigations, Demonstrations, Chemistry|
|Age||5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE|
|Running times||A day|
£200 for schools near Liverpool, rising to £650 furthest away, see website for details